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Thursday, July 27, 2017

New York eyes textalyzer to bust drivers using cellphones

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Police in New York state may soon have a high-tech way of catching texting drivers: a device known as a...

Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurt

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A swinging and spinning amusement park ride called the Fire Ball broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio...

Samsung Electronics logs record profit on memory chip boom

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics reported its all-time high quarterly profit on Thursday as its semiconductor profit surged to a record high...

Still popular after 24 years

Dear friends, I’m pleased to inform you that after 24 years of publishing, the Pattaya Mail is still a very popular read in the Pattaya...

Mahidol professor wins 2017 Outstanding Scientist award

BANGKOK - A Mahidol astrophysicist has won the 2017 Outstanding Scientist award from the Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology under Royal...

Double pricing again, again

Dear Hillary, I picked up one of those tourist magazines the other day and it had listings of places to go for the tourists, and...

Learning the lingo!

Dear Hillary, I have been transferred to Thailand by my company for the next two years. I have been here three months already. I am...

Drowning in the typing pool

Dear Hillary, One of the pool typists in our company is very attractive and I would like to get to know her better, but I...

Sam Goldwyn, where are you?

Dear Hillary, I live in a townhouse and I have noisy neighbors, one on each side. I’m just renting so the neighbors don’t really care...

Takeover of South Pattaya

Editor; Pattaya City Council needs to take action to preserve their authority over part of South Pattaya. Visitors from the Middle East have taken over many...

Health issues close to me

Editor: Pattaya Mail, Vol25, No. 28 had articles on 2 health issues close to me. Prostate Cancer (PC) - I had a brachytherapy op 2 years...

End of Ramadan beginning of chaos part two

Dear Editor; Re: Vol. 25 No. 27 Pattaya Mail - letter from Robin Valentine - I heartily endorse everything Mr. Valentine indicates in his letter...

Sad demise of Dongtan

Editor; “Pete in Jomtien’s” letter so well described the sad demise of Dongtan “walking” beach.  However, given the recent examples of road and path construction...

Frazier’s run-scoring triple play helps Yanks top Reds 4-2

New York (AP) — Todd Frazier had an unforgettable first at-bat in his home debut at Yankee Stadium, grounding into the major leagues' first...

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Odds and Ends – Friday July 21 – July 27, 2017

Company removes beeping alarm clock in wall vent since 2004 Ross, Pa. (AP) - A heating contractor has removed a beeping alarm clock that’s been...

Odds and Ends – Friday July 14 – July 20, 2017

Escaped elephant strolls through Wisconsin neighborhood Baraboo, Wis. (AP) - The pachyderm was a startling sight for residents of one small Wisconsin neighborhood. A full-grown elephant...